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Protected: Environmental Justice from an Anti-Racism Lens

January 30, 2023

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Community Learning Through Our Lunch and Learn Events

December 14, 2022

Our Racial Justice & Public Policy Team piloted a NEW community learning framework with Third Thursday Lunch & Learns. As a part of this restructuring, we reframed our sessions from...

How to Decolonize Your Thanksgiving

November 2, 2022

Let’s Start with Myth-Making The American holiday of Thanksgiving is a prime example of myth-making—narratives based largely on feel-good lore that is often repeated but at odds with reality and...

Celebrating It’s Time to Talk Day with Angela Davis

October 21, 2022

The venerable Angela Davis fittingly held court as keynote speaker of the 20th annual It’s Time to Talk: Forums on Race™ organized and hosted by YWCA Minneapolis. This year’s conversation...

Overcoming Barriers in the Workplace

October 5, 2022

To ensure workplaces are inclusive, Congress declared October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month. They did this to inform workers that at the intersection of employment and disability are employee...

YWCA Minneapolis Welcomes Dr. Ibram X. Kendi

September 20, 2022

With friends and partners at Birchbark Books, YWCA Minneapolis was privileged to host celebrated author Ibram X. Kendi on his literary tour, Thursday, Sept. 15, with a stop at Fellowship...